Monica Beets, born on the 7th of November, 1993, is a Canadian reality television personality and gold miner, who became famous through the reality show “Gold Rush” on the Discovery Channel. She became known as the 20-something girl who became the supervisor of her family’s gold mining company, and instructing men twice her age on what to do.
Monica Beets’ Early Life
Beets was born in Dawson City, Yukon, Canada and is the daughter of Tony and Minnie Beets. She came from a big family with three older brothers Mike and Kevin, and older sister Bianca. Unfortunately, not much is known about her educational background.
Monica Beets’ Career
Beets’ family has always been involved in the gold mining business, that’s why it’s no surprise that she also become part of the family business. At the age of 12, she was already learning about heavy machineries and was being trained by her father. By the time she was 16, she was already working full time in her father’s mining operation, which certainly helped establish her career as well as her net worth.
Beets continued to work for her father, and by the time she was 18 had become the supervisor at Paradise Hill. When she was 21, her life changed for the good when her family joined the cast of the Discovery Channel reality show “Gold Rush.” Originally called “Gold Rush: Alaska”, it is a reality television series following the lives of a group of gold miners and their families actually around Dawson City, Yukon, Canada. The show premiered in December of 2010 and instantly became a huge hit for the network. Beets’ family joined the show in its second season, and immediately became a well-loved part of the show. Beets eventually joined the show in its fifth season, and became a favorite among the cast as well.
Beets became known as one of the members of the Beets Crew, her family’s gold mining group, at Paradise Hill. She took care of the daily routine of the group, and was also invested with taking care of any obstructions to their gold mining business, but also became popular in the show for bossing around men twice her age. The show’s popularity catapulted her to fame and increased her net worth tremendously.
Today, Beets and her family are still part of “Gold Rush” that continues to gain a huge following on the Discovery Channel network.
Monica Beets’ Body Measurement
In terms of body measurement, Beets is 5ft 4ins (1.62m) tall, and reputedly weighs 136 lbs. (62 kg.). She also has blonde hair and hazel eyes. Unfortunately, information about her vital statistics and shoe size isn’t available.
Monica Beets’ Net Worth
As of late 2018 and based on authoritative sources, Beets’ net worth is reported to be over $1 million, acquire from her profession as a gold miner as well as the income from the reality television show “Gold Rush” on the Discovery Channel network. It was reported that she earns around $200,000 a season appearing in the show alone, a huge help in increasing her net worth.
Monica Beets’ Personal Life
In terms of her personal life, Beets is a married woman. Before settling down, Beets was known to be the crush of fellow “Gold Rush” cast, Park Schanbel, unfortunately their relationship didn’t blossom into a romantic one. She was also known to have dated Brandon Harper, another fellow cast member in the “Gold Rush”, but that also ended.
Finally, she met Taylor Mayes and they recently tied the knot on 11 August 2018 in Dawson City. Her beautiful hometown served as the perfect backdrop to their rustic wedding, attended by their family and friends, and photographed by Jennifer Marie Photography.
Aside from being a gold miner, Beets is also interested in becoming a primary care paramedic. Unfortunately, so far she hasn’t been able to take time to pursue this passion of hers. She also has a pet dog named Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, named after her favorite musician.
Monica Beets and the Social Media
In terms of social media presence, Beets is pretty active in having accounts on various channels. She has a Twitter account with over 40,000 followers, an Instagram account with over 45,000 followers, and a Facebook fan page with over 122,000 followers.
She is active on all her social media accounts, and posts a variety of items about her daily life, professional about her show “Gold Rush”, as well as her personal life regarding her family and being married Taylor Mayes.